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Formation and Dissociation of Hydrate Plugs in a Water in Oil Emulsion

@inproceedings{FidelDufour2002FormationAD,
  title={Formation and Dissociation of Hydrate Plugs in a Water in Oil Emulsion},
  author={Annie Fidel-Dufour and Duc Nguyen-Hong and J. M. Herri},
  year={2002}
}
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